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Constitutional Court Investigates Cerveceria Nacional Scandal

The Ecuadorian Constitutional Court (CC) answered to the scandal on its find for the defendant Cerveceria Nacional, which is accused of paying one million dollars to the judges in exchange of a favorable fail. Yesterday, Patricio Pazmiño and six more judges gave a press...
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Army Could Intervene In Egypt

Al Arabiya, an Emirati TV channel aired today an interview with Ahmed Abul Gheit, Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, who warned that the army would intervene if there is a chaotic situation in the country. Abul Gheit emphasized that the Constitution must be preserved until it...
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An Incident During a Referendum Debate in the National Assembly

Yesterday an incident occurred in the National Assembly during a debate on ballot questions, proposed by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa. Within the debate Assemblywoman Cynthia Viteri complaint Virgilio Hernandez, who dropped a hint against the President of the Superior Court...
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iConfess: A Confession App From iPhone

It is commonly heard that “there’s an app for anything”, which is not a total lie since Catholics can access confession from the palm of their hand through iPhone. From now on the faithful can make use of technology to optimize the sacrament of confession thanks to an iPhone...
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Colombia’s FARC Rebels Free Politician

Rebels freed Marcos Baquero, a local councilman who was snatched 19 months ago. A Red Cross team and a former leftist Colombian senator flew by helicopter into the jungle to bring Baquero back to Villavicencio, 70-km (43.5 miles) southeast of the capital Bogota. Baquero was...
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The European Union Establishes Aid Program for Tunisia and Egypt

Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union, will visit Tunisia and Egypt (if possible) next week, to assess the needs of both countries on the field and provide appropriate assistance from the European Union in the process of transition to democracy; her fellow...
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Pacari Rejected Four Ballot Questions

The decision Judge Nina Pacari made surprised President Rafael Correa, she denied four of the five questions for the referédum in her report. This report was not supposed to go public until the Constitutional Court Main Assembly knows it. Although the news took Correa by...
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“CFN, no more impunity” Seized Three Businesses in Guayaquil

“CFN, no more impunity ” trusteeship seized the assets of three businesses because they did not pay the rent owed to the State. The businesses are the following: Makro stores, Casino Rio and the company Precisión International. The total amount of debt exceeds 40...
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Gustavo Darquea Separated from Alianza PAIS Party

Former Assemblyman and former provincial director from PAIS Political Movement, Gustavo Darquea, announced today its official separation from the party, because according to him the questions raised in the popular consultation violate principles enshrined in the Constitution....
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Alfredo Intriago Sues José Francisco Cevallos

“He told me that I am a thief, then he has to prove I am a thief and a criminal,” said President of the Referees Association, Alfredo Intriago who in the final game of Liga against Emelec received insults from the goalkeeper José Francisco Cevallos. With this background,...
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